February 28, 2015 RSS feed / Front Page

News

Village council wants to turn Lakefest into a legacy

BUCKEYE LAKE – Village Council members, Monday night, discussed keeping the annual “Lakefest” celebration alive as a tribute to its creator, the late John Sproat, who passed away unexpectedly Jan. 26. More...

Contractors: It’s difficult to do work in Baltimore

BALTIMORE – An effort 15 months ago to fix a problem is having the opposite effect. More...

Refinancing could save nearly $1 million

HEBRON – Refunding or refinancing the bonds first issued in 1999 to build the new Lakewood High School and renovate existing buildings could save district taxpayers nearly $1 million over the next 12 years. More...

Obituaries

Lloyd Fyffe

A funeral service celebrating the life of Lloyd Fyffe, age 88, of Thornville, was held February 23, 2015,. at the Thornville home of Hoskinson Funeral and Cremation Service with Pastor Brian Harkness officiating. More...

Robin Diana Glaub

Graveside inurnment services for Robin Diana Glaub, 57, of Thornville, were held at Fairmont Cemetery on February 24, 2015, with Chaplain Jeff Smith as celebrant. Robin died at Licking Memorial Hospital on February 16, 2015. More...

Donna Mae Richardson

Donna Mae Richardson, age 60, went home to be with her Lord and Savior, Jesus Christ Saturday, February 21, 2015, while at Summit’s Trace Healthcare Center of Columbus. More...

Editorials & Letters

Letters to the Editor

Your letters are welcomed and encouraged. We prefer typewritten letters of 250 words or less. All letters must be signed and include your name, address, and a daytime phone number where we can reach you for confirmation purposes. More...

More disturbing reports about the Licking County Animal Shelter

Editor: Before I continue sharing an exit interview letter (from a former pound employee) from last week, I’d like to share something else I found to be disturbing at the Licking County Animal Shelter (dog pound). More...

Schools

School lunches

School lunch menus for the week of March 2. Hebron Elementary/ Jackson Intermediate Monday: Sweet sesame chicken, Asian vegetable rice, mandarin oranges, mini egg roll, and fortune cookie. More...

Police Report

Police activity reports

Compiled from selected police activity reports. Buckeye Lake • Feb. 18: A Walnut Road man said he picked up two women from Columbus, began arguing with them, and one threatened him physically. More...